33 Arkel Lamar
33 Arkel Lamar
Height: 6-5
Weight: 225
Year: So.
Hometown: Bridgeport, Conn.
High School: St. Thomas More
Position: F
gp 19
pts/g 13.4
fg % 41.7
3pt % 46.8
ft % 61.1
reb/g 7.0
a/g 1.5

Accolades: Selected to the 2016-17 America East All-Rookie Team… Named the team’s Most Improved Player in his initial campaign.  

 

Record Book Material: His 2016-16 total of 14 blocked shots ranked fifth amongst UMBC’s all-time freshmen.

 

2016-17: Scored 11 points and added four caroms in his colleigiate debut vs. Hood... Led the Retrievers with eight caroms at The Shore on Nov. 13... Posted season highs in points (15) in win over Kennesaw and tied season best with eight rebounds... NAMED AMERICA EAST ROOKIE OF THE WEEK (Nov. 21)... Scored in double figures for third time and added seven caroms and season-best three rejections and two treys to 10-point effort at Va. Tech on Dec. 30... Averaged 5.3 rebounds per game from Dec. 10-Jan. 5… Tabbed to start his first collegiate game at Vermont on Jan. 13... Played huge role in win over UNH on Jan. 28, hitting season-best four treys and finishing with 14 points in 22 minutes... Scored all 10 points.in second half in Feb. 22 win over Stony Brook and recorded all 11 points after halftime in the regular season finale at UNH on Feb. 25...Sparked UMBC rally in second half in AE Playoff setback at UNH, scoring 9 pts. and knotting a season-high with four steals… Averaged 6.8 points and 4.0 rebounds in four CIT games, including 10 points in games vs. Fairfield and TAMCC.

 

Background: Competed for St. Thomas (Conn.) More for the last two seasons… His Chancellors’ team fell to Brewster Academy in the national championship game… Previously competed at St. Thomas High School in his native Bridgeport… Once recorded 38 points, 16 rebounds, eight assists and six treys in a playoff-clinching game versus Trinity Catholic (2015)… Outstanding athlete who also lettered in football and track & field… Earned high academic honors during his final two years of high school… Considering a major in political science… Lists favorite movie as Space Jam… Enjoys performing community service.    

Recent Games
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 85-41
Jan 3 New Hampshire W, 71-67
Jan 6 at Vermont L, 71-56
Jan 10 at Maine W, 72-67
Jan 13 at UMass Lowell W, 89-62
Jan 15 Hartford W, 78-56
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 4
Games started 18 4
Minutes 563 123
Minutes per game 29.6 30.8
FG 85-204 18-45
FG Pct 41.7 40.0
3PT 51-109 13-26
3PT Pct 46.8 50.0
FT 33-54 2-4
FT Pct 61.1 50.0
Off rebounds 30 7
Def rebounds 103 24
Total rebounds 133 31
Rebounds per game 7.0 7.8
Personal fouls 50 8
Disqualifications 3 1
Assists 28 8
Turnovers 20 3
Assist to turnover ratio 1.4 2.7
Steals 23 5
Blocks 11 3
Points 254 51
Points per game 13.4 12.8
Points per 40 min 18.0 16.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 at SMU L, 78-67 1 38 6-11 54.5 4-8 50.0 7-8 87.5 23
Nov 12 at Arizona L, 103-78 1 30 3-10 30.0 2-4 50.0 3-4 75.0 11
Nov 16 Central Penn W, 93-62 1 30 4-9 44.4 3-6 50.0 3-4 75.0 14
Nov 19 at Colgate L, 93-88 1 34 10-18 55.6 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 24
Nov 23 Chicago St. W, 84-73 1 24 6-10 60.0 5-5 100.0 0-2 0.0 17
Nov 24 Nicholls St. W, 89-88 1 32 3-6 50.0 3-5 60.0 4-9 44.4 13
Nov 27 Shenandoah W, 88-59 1 28 4-7 57.1 2-3 66.7 2-4 50.0 12
Dec 1 vs. Army West Point L, 81-70 1 29 5-14 35.7 2-4 50.0 4-7 57.1 16
Dec 2 at Citadel W, 98-72 1 31 4-12 33.3 2-7 28.6 1-2 50.0 11
Dec 6 at Delaware St. W, 81-60 1 32 6-10 60.0 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 15
Dec 9 at Towson L, 78-65 1 23 4-12 33.3 2-5 40.0 0-1 0.0 10
Dec 12 Coppin State W, 81-74 1 30 6-12 50.0 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 14
Dec 17 Northern Ky. W, 76-75 - 32 0-8 0.0 0-4 0.0 6-7 85.7 6
Dec 29 at Maryland L, 66-45 1 28 2-12 16.7 1-8 12.5 0-0 - 5
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 85-41 1 19 4-8 50.0 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 12
Jan 3 New Hampshire W, 71-67 1 35 7-13 53.8 4-4 100.0 2-4 50.0 20
Jan 6 at Vermont L, 71-56 1 34 5-13 38.5 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 15
Jan 10 at Maine W, 72-67 1 25 1-10 10.0 0-6 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 13 at UMass Lowell W, 89-62 1 29 5-9 55.6 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 14
Jan 15 Hartford W, 78-56 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 at Albany   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 Binghamton   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Maine   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 Vermont   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Binghamton   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 at New Hampshire   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Albany   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 UMass Lowell   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Hartford   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 at SMU L, 78-67 1 38 2 10 12 1 1 1.0 2 0 3 -
Nov 12 at Arizona L, 103-78 1 30 0 2 2 3 1 3.0 0 0 4 -
Nov 16 Central Penn W, 93-62 1 30 3 3 6 0 0 - 2 0 2 -
Nov 19 at Colgate L, 93-88 1 34 2 6 8 2 2 1.0 2 1 4 -
Nov 23 Chicago St. W, 84-73 1 24 2 1 3 0 1 0.0 1 2 4 -
Nov 24 Nicholls St. W, 89-88 1 32 0 6 6 1 0 - 2 0 4 -
Nov 27 Shenandoah W, 88-59 1 28 3 9 12 2 2 1.0 3 0 2 -
Dec 1 vs. Army West Point L, 81-70 1 29 2 7 9 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 2 at Citadel W, 98-72 1 31 0 9 9 3 1 3.0 0 1 5 1
Dec 6 at Delaware St. W, 81-60 1 32 2 3 5 0 0 - 2 1 1 -
Dec 9 at Towson L, 78-65 1 23 1 2 3 1 4 0.3 1 0 5 1
Dec 12 Coppin State W, 81-74 1 30 3 10 13 3 2 1.5 1 1 2 -
Dec 17 Northern Ky. W, 76-75 - 32 2 4 6 2 0 - 2 1 2 0
Dec 29 at Maryland L, 66-45 1 28 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 1 4 0
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 85-41 1 19 0 5 5 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 3 New Hampshire W, 71-67 1 35 4 6 10 0 0 - 1 0 5 1
Jan 6 at Vermont L, 71-56 1 34 0 6 6 3 1 3.0 2 1 1 -
Jan 10 at Maine W, 72-67 1 25 2 7 9 1 1 1.0 2 2 1 0
Jan 13 at UMass Lowell W, 89-62 1 29 1 5 6 4 1 4.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 15 Hartford W, 78-56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 at Albany   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 Binghamton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Maine   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 Vermont   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Binghamton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 at New Hampshire   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Albany   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 UMass Lowell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Hartford   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 32 1 15.6 1.8-4.4 39.4 0.6-2.0 28.6 0.8-1.1 66.7 4.8
2017-18 19 18 29.6 4.5-10.7 41.7 2.7-5.7 46.8 1.7-2.8 61.1 13.4
Total 51 19 20.8 2.8-6.8 40.8 1.4-3.4 40.1 1.1-1.8 63.3 8.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 32 1 499 56-142 39.4 18-63 28.6 24-36 66.7 154
2017-18 19 18 563 85-204 41.7 51-109 46.8 33-54 61.1 254
Total 51 19 1062 141-346 40.8 69-172 40.1 57-90 63.3 408
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 32 1 15.6 4.5-11.4 39.4 1.4-5.1 28.6 1.9-2.9 66.7 12.3
2017-18 19 18 29.6 6.0-14.5 41.7 3.6-7.7 46.8 2.3-3.8 61.1 18.0
Total 51 19 20.8 5.3-13.0 40.8 2.6-6.5 40.1 2.1-3.4 63.3 15.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 32 1 15.6 1.0 2.8 3.7 2.2 0.1 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.4
2017-18 19 18 29.6 1.6 5.4 7.0 2.6 0.2 1.5 1.1 1.4 1.2 0.6
Total 51 19 20.8 1.2 3.7 4.9 2.4 0.1 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 32 1 499 31 88 119 70 3 18 25 0.7 25 14
2017-18 19 18 563 30 103 133 50 3 28 20 1.4 23 11
Total 51 19 1062 61 191 252 120 6 46 45 1.0 48 25
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 32 1 15.6 2.5 7.1 9.5 5.6 0.2 1.4 2.0 0.7 2.0 1.1
2017-18 19 18 29.6 2.1 7.3 9.4 3.6 0.2 2.0 1.4 1.4 1.6 0.8
Total 51 19 20.8 2.3 7.2 9.5 4.5 0.2 1.7 1.7 1.0 1.8 0.9
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 19 18 29.6 4.5-10.7 41.7 2.7-5.7 46.8 1.7-2.8 61.1 13.4
Conference 4 4 30.8 4.5-11.2 40.0 3.2-6.5 50.0 0.5-1.0 50.0 12.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 8 7 28.8 4.2-9.1 46.6 2.9-4.9 59.0 2.1-3.8 56.7 13.5
Away 10 10 30.4 4.6-11.7 39.3 2.6-6.6 39.4 1.2-1.7 70.6 13.0
Neutral 1 1 29.0 5.0-14.0 35.7 2.0-4.0 50.0 4.0-7.0 57.1 16.0
-
Wins 12 11 28.9 4.2-9.5 43.9 2.7-5.4 49.2 1.5-2.7 56.3 12.5
Losses 7 7 30.9 5.0-12.9 38.9 2.7-6.3 43.2 2.1-3.1 68.2 14.9
-
November 7 7 30.9 5.1-10.1 50.7 3.1-5.3 59.5 2.9-4.7 60.6 16.3
December 8 7 28.0 3.9-11.0 35.2 2.0-5.8 34.8 1.4-2.1 64.7 11.1
January 4 4 30.8 4.5-11.2 40.0 3.2-6.5 50.0 0.5-1.0 50.0 12.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 19 18 563 85-204 41.7 51-109 46.8 33-54 61.1 254
Conference 4 4 123 18-45 40.0 13-26 50.0 2-4 50.0 51
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
Home 8 7 230 34-73 46.6 23-39 59.0 17-30 56.7 108
Away 10 10 304 46-117 39.3 26-66 39.4 12-17 70.6 130
Neutral 1 1 29 5-14 35.7 2-4 50.0 4-7 57.1 16
-
Wins 12 11 347 50-114 43.9 32-65 49.2 18-32 56.3 150
Losses 7 7 216 35-90 38.9 19-44 43.2 15-22 68.2 104
-
November 7 7 216 36-71 50.7 22-37 59.5 20-33 60.6 114
December 8 7 224 31-88 35.2 16-46 34.8 11-17 64.7 89
January 4 4 123 18-45 40.0 13-26 50.0 2-4 50.0 51
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 19 18 29.6 6.0-14.5 41.7 3.6-7.7 46.8 2.3-3.8 61.1 18.0
Conference 4 4 30.8 5.9-14.6 40.0 4.2-8.5 50.0 0.7-1.3 50.0 16.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 8 7 28.8 5.9-12.7 46.6 4.0-6.8 59.0 3.0-5.2 56.7 18.8
Away 10 10 30.4 6.1-15.4 39.3 3.4-8.7 39.4 1.6-2.2 70.6 17.1
Neutral 1 1 29.0 6.9-19.3 35.7 2.8-5.5 50.0 5.5-9.7 57.1 22.1
-
Wins 12 11 28.9 5.8-13.1 43.9 3.7-7.5 49.2 2.1-3.7 56.3 17.3
Losses 7 7 30.9 6.5-16.7 38.9 3.5-8.1 43.2 2.8-4.1 68.2 19.3
-
November 7 7 30.9 6.7-13.1 50.7 4.1-6.9 59.5 3.7-6.1 60.6 21.1
December 8 7 28.0 5.5-15.7 35.2 2.9-8.2 34.8 2.0-3.0 64.7 15.9
January 4 4 30.8 5.9-14.6 40.0 4.2-8.5 50.0 0.7-1.3 50.0 16.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 19 18 29.6 1.6 5.4 7.0 2.6 0.2 1.5 1.1 1.4 1.2 0.6
Conference 4 4 30.8 1.8 6.0 7.8 2.0 0.3 2.0 0.8 2.7 1.3 0.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 8 7 28.8 2.1 5.5 7.6 2.6 0.1 1.3 0.8 1.7 1.5 0.5
Away 10 10 30.4 1.1 5.2 6.3 2.9 0.2 1.8 1.2 1.5 1.1 0.7
Neutral 1 1 29.0 2.0 7.0 9.0 0.0 - 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
-
Wins 12 11 28.9 1.8 5.7 7.5 2.4 0.2 1.5 0.8 2.0 1.3 0.7
Losses 7 7 30.9 1.1 5.0 6.1 3.0 0.1 1.4 1.6 0.9 1.0 0.4
-
November 7 7 30.9 1.7 5.3 7.0 3.3 - 1.3 1.0 1.3 1.7 0.4
December 8 7 28.0 1.4 5.3 6.6 2.4 0.3 1.4 1.3 1.1 0.8 0.6
January 4 4 30.8 1.8 6.0 7.8 2.0 0.3 2.0 0.8 2.7 1.3 0.8
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 19 18 563 30 103 133 50 3 28 20 1.4 23 11
Conference 4 4 123 7 24 31 8 1 8 3 2.7 5 3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 8 7 230 17 44 61 21 1 10 6 1.7 12 4
Away 10 10 304 11 52 63 29 2 18 12 1.5 11 7
Neutral 1 1 29 2 7 9 0 - 0 2 0.0 0 0
-
Wins 12 11 347 22 68 90 29 2 18 9 2.0 16 8
Losses 7 7 216 8 35 43 21 1 10 11 0.9 7 3
-
November 7 7 216 12 37 49 23 - 9 7 1.3 12 3
December 8 7 224 11 42 53 19 2 11 10 1.1 6 5
January 4 4 123 7 24 31 8 1 8 3 2.7 5 3
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 19 18 29.6 2.1 7.3 9.4 3.6 0.2 2.0 1.4 1.4 1.6 0.8
Conference 4 4 30.8 2.3 7.8 10.1 2.6 0.3 2.6 1.0 2.7 1.6 1.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 8 7 28.8 3.0 7.7 10.6 3.7 0.2 1.7 1.0 1.7 2.1 0.7
Away 10 10 30.4 1.4 6.8 8.3 3.8 0.3 2.4 1.6 1.5 1.4 0.9
Neutral 1 1 29.0 2.8 9.7 12.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.8 0.0 0.0 0.0
-
Wins 12 11 28.9 2.5 7.8 10.4 3.3 0.2 2.1 1.0 2.0 1.8 0.9
Losses 7 7 30.9 1.5 6.5 8.0 3.9 0.2 1.9 2.0 0.9 1.3 0.6
-
November 7 7 30.9 2.2 6.9 9.1 4.3 0.0 1.7 1.3 1.3 2.2 0.6
December 8 7 28.0 2.0 7.5 9.5 3.4 0.4 2.0 1.8 1.1 1.1 0.9
January 4 4 30.8 2.3 7.8 10.1 2.6 0.3 2.6 1.0 2.7 1.6 1.0